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Pairings: Dec 22, 2010


Personalized medicine company TcLand Expression announced the appointment of Peter Payne as its chief business officer, as well as the head of its US Operations.

Before joining TcLand Expressions, Payne worked for Quintiles Transnational Corp where he held various positions managing senior operations and business development in Europe and the US. Most recently, he was VP of corporate development at Quintiles responsible for inking strategic relationships with drug firms, venture capital funds, and other financial institutions.

TcLand Expression is developing personalized medicine companion diagnostics in immune mediated disorders and is clinically validating personalized medicine biomarkers for tolerance in liver transplantation.

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